- If erected as intended, this structure would have stood 137 feet tall and weighed 1,168 tons.
- Quarrymen are thought to have abandoned this project 3,500 years ago when cracks were found in its sides.
- The granite quarry has a canal that may have connected to the Nile and allowed the structure to float to its final destination.
- The object offers clues about the stoneworking techniques of ancient people.
ANSWER: The Unfinished Obelisk at Aswan, Egypt
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